Monday, July 1, 2013

List of Computer Science and Programming Cookbooks

Here's a list of technology books- all related to computing. These are purely cookbooks, whose content is generally structured in the form of 'recipes'. For example, a recipe in an O'reilly book would have a problem statement, the solution and then a discussion. A book from PackT publishers would have headings like "How to do it", "How it works", "There's more", "See also", etc.

Though these books are useful for beginners, they are meant for fairly experienced users or developers who want to achieve specific tasks. I have linked each book to its page so that you can check out some reviews or read sample chapters. As much as possible, I have listed books that have a rating of 4+ stars on Amazon (assuming at least 90% of the reviews are genuine). Hope you enjoy it.

Programming - Java, C, Python, Ruby, PERL, R 

  • Perl Cookbook, Second Edition
  • R Cookbook (O'Reilly Cookbooks)
  • PHP Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for PHP Programmers
  • Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook
  • Ruby Cookbook (Cookbooks (O'Reilly))
  • Java Cookbook, Second Edition
  • ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook: Solutions for Flash Platform and Flex Application Developers
  • Java 7 New Features Cookbook by Richard M. Reese and Jennifer L. Reese (Feb 23, 2012)
  • C# Programmer's Cookbook
  • Java SOA Cookbook
  • XSLT Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for XML and XSLT Developers, 2nd Edition

  • Databases, SQL, NoSQL

    Linux, Unix, Bash

    Arduino, Raspberry Pi

    Android , iOS


    Enterprise Technologies -  Oracle, SAP, IBM



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